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Beadniks For Sale, But the Bead Goes On from Virginia Beach

Beadniks, a staple of Church street in Vineyard Haven for 24 years, is now for sale.

Tough Guy of Turtle Family; Snappers Rule the Ponds

Unlike their smaller relatives, snapping turtles don’t bask in the sun or float in rows on logs. They are both predators and scavengers.

Catch of the Day May Be Nothing But Net

It was on the Vineyard that Paul Greenberg first encountered the beauty of a functioning ecosystem, where fishing was not merely a symbolic act.

Double Boom Boom at Oak Bluffs Fireworks

One of the signature traditions of the fireworks display is the double finale, and this doesn’t come off without a lot of hard work.

Tradition Lights the Way at Grand Illumination Night

Brightly colored paper lanterns hanging from gingerbread houses were turned on in unision, and by 8:51 p.m. Wednesday the Camp Ground was aglow.

Grand Illumination Night Stroll

Grand Illumination Night drew thousands to the Camp Ground Wednesday for the annual evening filled with band music, singing, and  the lighting of traditional lanterns on the porches of gingerbread cottages.

The Oak Bluffs summer tradition took place under starry skies, but all eyes were on the twinkling lights that graced the Camp Ground.

Wings Take Flight

Artist Cindy Kane exhibits a series of paintings titled Wing to Wing at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse Art Space beginning Saturday, August 23, with an opening reception at 4:30 p.m.

Poets Celebrate Gay Head Light

Legacy of Light: Poems for the Gay Head Lighthouse holds a collection of poems submitted by Island and off-Island writers celebrating the lighthouse.

How to Move a Lighthouse? Very Slowly

How do you go about moving a 400-ton lighthouse? Very slowly, according to Joe Jakubik of International Chimney Corporation, the company that hopes to relocate the Gay Head Light in Aquinnah next year.

Journey of Artistic Interpretation Flows Freely

After more than two and a half years of preparation for her multi-media art project Consenses, Sally Taylor had just concluded her final planning meeting.

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